c/o Tampa-Hillsborough County Library 102 E. 7th Avenue Tampa, FL 33602
What the Festival contributes:
Serving all ages, cultures …
People from all cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds attend the Storytelling Festival. They range in ages from babes in arms to octogenarians. In 1980, the first year of the festival, the audience totaled 1,000 people. Throughout the year of 2005 over 19,000 people attended storytelling events produced by over 30 professional and semi-professional tellers.
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Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, Home of the 40th Annual Hillsborough County-Tampa Storytelling Festival: 1505 Nebraska Ave., Tampa, FL 33602
186 days and counting until the 40th Annual Storytelling Festival is here!
What they’re saying:
“This [Festival] is a wonderful opportunity to see and hear storytelling at its best by some terrific young talent. Great job Storytellers!”
The Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival is dedicated to the memory of Virginia Rivers
This event is produced by the Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival Committee, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System, and the City of Tampa Recreation Department and Creative Arts Theater with support of the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and the Hillsborough County Board of County commissioners.